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May 17, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze


Travel Basketball Team Tryouts - Youth travel basketball team seeks to fill openings on its 9th grade girls team for the upcoming 2017 season; call for tryout times and location. Info: Russell DeVerteuil 239-247-2086.

May 30-31, June 1, July 18-20,

Aug. 26 & Sept. 10

FSW Summer Softball Camps - Hosted by Florida SouthWestern State College at City of Palms Park, Fort Myers; 10U Recreational Players Camp (Hitting & Fielding), 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 30-31, $90 per camper; Beginners/Starters Position Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 1, $75 per camper (Register for all three days at a reduced cost of $150); Experienced Travel Ball Players - Hitting & Fielding Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 18-19, $100 per camper; Experienced Travel Ball Players - Pitching & Catching Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 20, $100 per camper, (Register for all three days at a reduced cost of $175); 9th-11th Grade Recruiting Camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 26, $85 per camper; 2018 Senior Class Recruiting Camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 10, $85 per camper. Visit

June 2-3, June 12-15, July 17-19, Aug. 7-9 & Aug. 26

Florida SouthWestern Men's Basketball Summer Camps - Suncoast Credit Union Arena, College Parkway, Fort Myers; all sessions for youth males entering grades 4-12; Shooting Camp, June 2-3, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., $120 per camper; Skill Development Camp, June 12-15, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., $175 per camper; Ball Skills Camp, July 17-19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., $135 per camper; End of Summer Camp, Aug. 7-9, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., $135 per camper; and Elite Camp, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $60 per player (sibling discounts available for all camps). Info: or email Eric Murphy at entering grades 9-12

June 5-7

Summer Softball Camp - North Fort Myers High School softball field, 5000 Orange Grove Blvd., North Fort Myers; ages 10-15, 9 a.m. to noon, cost $75. Conducted by NFM players and coaches covering correct mechanics and mental approach to hitting, plus defensive fundamentals, skills and strategies. Make checks payable to Jeff Miner, 1207 S.W. 19th Lane, Cape Coral, FL 33991; info: 239-995-2117

June 9-11

Joe Dooley FGCU Basketball Team Camp - FGCU Alico Arena; full high school teams (grades 9-12), five games guaranteed; cost $500 per team before June 1, $600 after June 1; instruction by Eagles coach Joe Dooley, current and past players; register online. Info: Tyler Schwab 850-596-3316; Web:; Email:

June 17-18, June 26-28

Florida SouthWestern Women's Basketball Camps - Suncoast Credit Union Arena; team camp June 17-18, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; 12 player max per team, multi-level competition for travel, high school varsity & JV, 5-game guarantee fee $350, one-day two-game guarantee $175; individual skill builder camp June 26-28, 6-9 p.m.; fee $75 per player, open to all ages K-11; focus on skills, understanding of basketball, passing, ball handling, shooting, team offense & defense concepts. Info: Coach Ellis 239-281-8199; Web:; Email:

June 19-20, July 2 & July 24-26

2017 FGCU Softball Advanced Camp - FGCU Softball Complex, south Fort Myers; Advanced Hitting, June 19, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Advanced Defense, June 19, 1-4 p.m.; Advanced Hitting, June 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Advanced Pitching/Catching, June 20, 1-4 p.m. Registration deadline Monday, June 12; 1 session $80, 2 sessions $155, 3 sessions $230 and 4 sessions $300. 2017 FGCU Softball Team Camp, July 2, max 4 teams per day; registration deadline Monday, June 26; $600 per team. 2017 FGCU Softball All-Skills Camp, July 24-26, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Registration deadline Monday, July 17, $200 for three-day camp. Age 8-13, no previous softball experience is needed. Info: 515-520-0505 or

June 26-29 & Aug. 1-3

Joe Dooley FGCU Basketball Individual Camps - FGCU Alico Arena; open to boys entering grades 3-12; cost $200 (June 26-29), $150 (Aug. 1-3); 9 a.m.-noon each day; focus on individual skill improvement instruction by Eagles coach Joe Dooley, current and past players; register online. Info: Tyler Schwab 850-596-3316; Web:; Email:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Nemo's Sports Cafe, 42 Mid Cape Terrace, Cape Coral; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Tarpon Hunters Club - Meeting third Thursday (March through September) each month, 7 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club; 40th anniversary year; club catches and releases all tarpon; social and competitive club, hosts rookie seminars, tournaments for youth and adults. Info: Gary Jackson (239) 898-2980; Web:

Caloosahatchee Marching & Chowder Society - Meeting third Tuesday every month, 6:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club. Web:

Sailing Singles Club - Happy Hour gathering first Friday each month, 5 p.m., general meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.; daysails & weekenders being planned; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info:

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Moose & Friends Golf League - Hunters Run Golf Course; inviting men & women, locals & snowbirds, to join 9-hole golf league playing 7 a.m. on Tuesdays; friendly, low pressure, low cost; call or just show up to play any Tuesday. Info: Jack Hanlon 239-542-1905; Email:

Saturday, May 13

12th Turtle Trot 5K - Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach; 8 a.m.; registration & check-in 7 a.m.; online registration $35 adult before May 12, youth $25 through May 12, race day registration $40; proceeds benefit Friends of Lovers Key, Inc. Info: 239-332-4786; Web:

May 19

Veterans' Golf Classic - Hosted by the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals, benefitting Cape Coral based Hearts & Homes for Veterans, at Kelly Greens Golf and Country Club, 12300 Kelly Greens Blvd., Fort Myers; shotgun start 1 p.m., awards and silent auction 6 p.m.; golfers and sponsors contact Arlene "Red" Moran-Crandall at 239-565-1031.

Saturday, May 20

Cape Cops 5K - Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; 7:30 a.m.; registration & check-in 6:30 a.m.; register by mail postmarked no later than May 12; online registration $25 adult before May 19, 18-under $15 through May 19, race day registration $35; proceeds benefit families of fallen & injured officers. Info: 239-332-4786; Web:

June 9-10

Ronald McDonald House Charities Offshore Rodeo Fishing Tournament - Salty Sam's Marina, Fort Myers Beach, 6 a.m. launch, weigh-ins 4-6 p.m., dinner & awards 7 p.m. at Bootleggers Waterfront Grill, 2200 Main St.; $250 per angler, spectators $25 each), fun kids' fishing tourney 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (first 100 kids 12-under $25); 10 different fish species, $6,000 first place prize, $100,000 mystery fish prize. Info: Jeff Miloff 239-565-0831; Web:; Email:

June 24

United Way Golf Classic - Davis Love III Championship Course at River Hall Country Club, 3500 River Hall Parkway, Alva; four-person scramble with 8:30 a.m. shotgun start; hole-in-one contest, mulligans and buy- a-drive, 0/50 raffle and more; $75 per player/$300 for a foursome; lunch included; sponsorships available. Register at or call Madison Mitchell, 239-433-2000, extension 269.

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